Label: Tower - T 502749 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Mono, Repress, Unofficial Release • Country: Europe • Genre: Rock • Style: Garage Rock, Psychedelic Rock
The song's Boston and Charles River references are reportedly based on an experience Giorgio* - Son Of My Father / Underdog Cobb and his girlfriend with a mugger in Boston in the mids.
I'm the man I'm the man. Cambridgeon the opposite banks of the Charles River, was home to Radcliffe Collegethen the women's college counterpart to Harvard College. There is disagreement regarding the identity of the "frustrated women". In a city with many colleges and universities, as well as a large Navy presence historicallyit could be purposefully unspecific. First issued in late on the Tower label, a subsidiary of Capitol Recordsthe song debuted April 30, on the Cash Box charts and peaked at 8.
It Try It - The Standells - Dirty Water 11 on Made In England - Elton John - Made In England Billboard singles charts on June It was the band's first major hit single; their earlier charting record, "The Boy Next Door", had only reached on Billboard' s Bubbling Under chart in February Dirty Water was also the title of the Standells' most successful LP, their only nationally charting album.
This LP charted on both Billboard and Cash Box magazines' charts, peaking at 52 and 39, respectively, during the summer of The song is traditionally played by Boston sports teams following home victories.
The song is also included in the soundtrack for the film Fever Pitchwhich includes the Boston Red Sox leading up to the World Series. Though the song is credited Try It - The Standells - Dirty Water to Cobb, band members Dodd, Valentino, and Tamblyn have claimed substantial material-of-fact song composition copyright contributions to it as well as contributing to its arrangement.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. For other uses, see Dirty Water disambiguation. Garage rock  proto-punk . Retrieved February 3, Aurum Press. Note that this book incorrectly refers to The Standells as a Boston proto-punk group, rather than a California garage band. Retrieved 18 December Boston Red Sox. New York Yankees. Category Commons. Hidden categories: Articles with hAudio microformats All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from April Namespaces Article Talk.
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